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Ron-Vik In-Line Strainer products

In-Line Strainers

Ron-Vik in-line strainers have been the industry standard for cost effective straining and filtering since they were first introduced over thirty years ago. Applications are wide ranging and include: agricultural sprayers, pressure washers, floor scrubbers, and pre-filters. They are available in port sizes from 1/8" to 1 ½". Port styles currently offered include FNPT, MNPT, HB, and Quick Connect. The current housing materials offered are 6/6 nylon, 20% glass filled polypropylene, and clear nylon (for bowls only). Standard filter elements are available in 20, 50, 80, and 50x250 mesh T304 stainless steel or 70 micron PE. The gasket materials currently offered are EPDM, Buna, and Viton. Not for use with residential water systems.



Customization Available

  • Company name or logo molded on the top
  • Color of the material for the top and bowl
  • Mesh size of the screen


Ron-Vik In-Line Strainer Top products
Varieties of port types and styles available.

Tops

In-line strainer tops are available in either black 20% glass filled polypropylene or white 6/6 nylon materials. Ron-Vik offers a variety of port types and sizes.



Male NPT - available in 1/8", 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" in the Low Profile and Low Profile Long Series


Female NPT - available in 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1 1/4" and 1 1/2"


Hosebarb - available in 1/4", 3/8", 1/2" in the Low Profile and Low Profile Long Series


Quick connect fitting - available for 1/4" and 3/8" OD tubing in the Low Profile and Low Profile Long Series


Existing tooling available for reversed arrow direction, BSP threads, & tabs in the Regular Series.



Ron-Vik In-Line Strainer Bowl products
Bowls

Ron-Vik offers four sizes of bowls, one for each of the product series. The top-bowl connection is a buttress thread to prevent cross threading. For application flexibility, the bowls are offered in 20% glass filled polypropylene, 6/6 nylon, and clear nylon.



Ron-Vik In-Line Filter Element products
Our standard caged stainless steel
mesh sizes are 20, 50, 80 and 50x250

Filter Elements

  • Wire mesh screen is the most common element utilized in the in-line strainer assemblies. Our standard caged stainless steel mesh sizes are 20, 50, 80 and 50x250.
  • Polyethylene (PE) filters are offered in the low profile, low profile long, regular, and large series. The filter is a depth type filter making it non-cleanable.


Standard Caged Stainless Steel Elements

Mesh Count Micron Nominal
20x20 915
50x50 305
80x80 178
50x250 40
PE 70


Ron-Vik In-Line Filter Element products
We offer custom molded
and caged synthetic mesh elements.

Custom Elements

Ron-Vik offers custom molded and caged synthetic mesh elements. Please contact us for more information and minimums.



Low Profile and Low Profile Long Series

Low profile in-line strainers require a minimum amount of space. To increase filter area the low profile tops can be matched with a longer bowl, (referred to as the Low Profile Long Series). The chart below shows reference dimensions for assemblies.



Series Style Sizes Port-to-Port Height Depth Filter Area
Low Profile
FNPT 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.00 2.42 1.89 3.95
MNPT 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.05 2.42 1.89 3.95
Hose Barb 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.01 2.42 1.89 3.95
JG 1/4 and 3/8 2.95 2.42 1.89 3.95
LP Long
FNPT 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.00 3.75 1.89 7.71
MNPT 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.05 3.75 1.89 7.71
Hose Barb 1/4, 3/8, 1/2 3.01 3.75 1.89 7.71
JG 1/4 and 3/8 2.95 3.75 1.89 7.71
Dimensions are for reference purposes only


Regular Series

This series is the most commonly used due to it's compact size yet large filter area. Some of the applications for this series include dental supply, commercial and industrial pumps, agricultural and marine. The standard port is NPT. This series is also available with BSP (Higher minimums apply).



Series Port-to-Port Height Depth Filter Area
Regular (FNPT)
3/8" & 1/2" 3.55 5.38 2.92 17.73
3/4" 3.59 5.38 2.92 17.73
1" 4.15 5.70 2.92 17.73


Large Series

This series is our largest capacity strainers. They are used primarily in the same applications as the intermediate series where increased flow rate and filtration area is required. Available in port sizes from 1" to 1-1/2".



Series Port-to-Port Height Depth Filter Area
Large (FNPT)
1" 4.93 6.40 4.00 29.73
1 1/4" 4.93 7.13 4.00 31.84
1 1/2" 5.10 8.10 4.00 38.27


Technical Information

Cleaning Requirements

All wire mesh elements can be easily cleaned or replaced, without removing the entire strainer from the line, by removing the bowl. Do not use chemicals incompatible with the plastic components for cleaning.

Chemical Compatibility

The customer must confirm the chemical compatibility of the in-line strainer components for their use.

Pressure Ratings

All of Ron-Vik's in-line strainer assemblies perform at pressures up to 150 psi at 70 degrees F and 100 psi at 125 degrees F.

Pressure Spikes

Ron-Vik's in-line strainers are not designed for applications where pressure spikes or water hammer is expected. Not for use in residential water systems.

NSF/FDA

Most of Ron-Vik's in-line strainers are eligible for NSF/FDA certification as part of your product. They are not individually certified. Please contact us for specific information.

Full Collection of Inline Strainer Sizes